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From: Eric Biggers <ebiggers@kernel.org>
To: Matthew Wilcox <willy@infradead.org>
Cc: linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org, Alexander Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] fs: define inode flags using bit numbers
Date: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 09:02:59 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200713160259.GB1696@sol.localdomain> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200713115947.GX12769@casper.infradead.org>

On Mon, Jul 13, 2020 at 12:59:47PM +0100, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 12, 2020 at 08:09:52PM -0700, Eric Biggers wrote:
> > Define the VFS inode flags using bit numbers instead of hardcoding
> > powers of 2, which has become unwieldy now that we're up to 65536.
> 
> If you're going to change these, why not use the BIT() macro?
> 

Either way would be fine with me, but I've seen people complain about BIT()
before and say they prefer just (1 << n).

- Eric

  reply	other threads:[~2020-07-13 16:03 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-13  3:09 Eric Biggers
2020-07-13 11:59 ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-07-13 16:02   ` Eric Biggers [this message]
2020-07-14  1:18     ` Dave Chinner
2020-07-27 16:48 ` Eric Biggers
2020-07-27 18:38   ` Al Viro

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